Executive Director Marin

San Anselmo, California, United States Full-time



At Sunny Hills Services, we serve children and youth who have been seriously impacted by trauma, including mental illness, and those involved in the child welfare, juvenile justice and mental health systems.  We provide intensive case management and therapy, and teach the skills they need to become resilient and thrive. Sunny Hills Services has an operating budget of $11.7 million, 120 employees, and operates in 4 counties.

The Executive Director Marin exercises management responsibility for business development, clinical structure, overall functioning and performance of clinical, school and community-based programs.  Directs, administers, and coordinates the activities of current Marin based programs including: Hunt School, Marin TAY Program, and Substance Use Disorder Services, which includes a 10 bed residential treatment program and Partial Hospitalization Program.  This includes responsibility for maintaining program quality and responsiveness as well fiscal and regulatory accountability.  The Executive Director must have a full understanding of the treatment, staffing, documentation and regulatory requirements for MediCal services and Non-MediCal services.


Program Management

  • Directs and manages the implementation of the operating and program plans to meet the short and long-term objectives of Sunny Hills Services.
  • Leads new business opportunities in Marin County, including development and expansion of existing clinical and community-based programs.
  • Develops policies and procedures and tracks quality of service, documentation, adherence to regulatory and contractual requirements as well as billing productivity of staff and programs.
  • Oversees required documentation for MediCal, non-MediCal, school and community based programs.
  • Develops and promotes effective partnerships with SHS staff, county and local school district administrative personnel, school site staff, community members, and parents/caregivers.

 Strategic and Annual Planning

  • Supports the formulation and development of the long-term vision and business development strategic plans (i.e., business plan and long-range forecasts).
  • Manage the development and implementation of the annual operating and program plan

Finance and Administration

  • Works with the Director of Financial Services to Develops, communicates and executes financial strategies to achieve business development, operational, and financial goals with the Director of Financial Services (DFS)
  • Insures programs maintain appropriate internal controls, systems, policies and procedures to insure resources are strategically leveraged
  • Maintain effective communication and budget management processes with program managers and supervisors to focus on revenue attainment and/or cost containment.
  • assists DFS with integrated operational and financial analysis reports for the CEO to track and report the effective and efficient deployment of resources

  Management and Leadership

  • Through policies, through establishment of standards, and by example, foster an environment of learning, teamwork, and cooperation throughout the organization.
  • Direct the implementation of an effective and efficient organizational Performance Measurement Plan to insure the highest quality of clinical and support services and promote a climate of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Develop the operational infrastructure for supporting quality and effective service delivery to our clients and payers.
  • Provide day-to-day guidance and support to direct reports.
  • Acts with authority and responsibility on behalf of the CPO as may be required.

Communication and Community Outreach

  • Ensure effective and efficient procedures and processes are in place to promote communication and adequate information flow within the organization.
  • Represent SHS to various constituencies such as SHS auxiliaries, donors, and government agencies
  • At the direction of the CEO and/or CPO, develop and maintain strong and effective community alliances with appropriate constituents such as city and county government officials, medical professionals, social service agencies, police, school administrators, community groups, associations, and businesses

Program Services Development

  • Research new market opportunities, assist in the development of appropriate strategies, and insure operational supports are in place to achieve the organization’s growth targets.
  • Assist the CEO/CPO to source, negotiate, and operationalize new programs and services.
  • Assist in business analysis, clinical content, writing and application of Requests for Proposals (RFP) and/or Requests for Quotation (RFQ) in Marin County.
  • Direct internal organizational changes and new initiatives in program development.
  • Assist in grant proposal initiatives to ensure fit with strategic plans and adequate operational resource for achieving objectives.


  • 5+ years of experience in upper management preferred.
  • Licensed preferred, LMFT, LCSW, or Psychologist
  • Fingerprint Clearance through CA DOJ and FBI, or other mandated entity.
  • Must have operational and programmatic experience managing within a non-profit organization.
  • A valid California driver's license, personal automobile for use on the job, insurable by SHS’ insurance policy based on DMV record and personal vehicle insurance.

Sunny Hills Services is an Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, Vietnam era or other veteran status.